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gouge - tear out; cut out (as if with a gouge); Ex. gouge his eyes out; N: chisel for cutting out hollow areas in wood
exorcise - drive out evil spirits
usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest
compound - combine; produce by combining; increase; make worse by adding to or increasing; exacerbate; Ex. compound an error; ADJ: consisting of two or more parts; N: combination of two or more parts; area enclosed by a wall containing a group of buildings; Ex. factory compound; CF. complex
audacious - daring; bold; N. audacity
weary - tired after long work; V.
veracious - (of a person) truthful
purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general
pander - cater to (the low desires of others)
recital - act of reciting publicly; detailed account; performance of music or dance (by a solo performer)